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Sneaker Spotlight : Air Jordan VIII ‘Air Raid’

Sneaker Spotlight : Air Jordan VIII ‘Air Raid’

Dec 19, 2018

This article was originally featured on the City Gear blog in December 2018. Not all products in this collection are currently available on Hibbett.com. Last updated: January 21, 2020.

The Air Jordan 8 is widely regarded as one of His Airness’ most popular silhouettes. It remains as one of the few kicks in the Air Jordan line to bear a strap system. The legendary kicks make their return with the aid of legendary designer — Tinker Hatfield.

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The Air Jordan 8 is joining the Air Jordan 3, 6 and 10 as a part of the Tinker series. The line by the legendary creator revitalizes his classic designs with inspiration from either their prototype of the Air Jordan 3 or from other Tinker-helmed kicks such as the Air Jordan 10. Influenced by the Air Raid 2, the Air Jordan 8 ‘Air Raid’ not only borrows the vibrant 90s colors of the Air Raid 2, but also adapts the famous mesh paneling.

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The “live together, play together” motto found on the pull tab of the Air Raid 2 finds a home on the pull tab of the 8. The lively colors of the Air Raid 2 sit front and center on the iconic chenille tongue of the Air Jordan 8. Tinker and the Jordan Brand have once again breathed new life into a classic with the Air Jordan 8 “Air Raid” that drops Dec. 22 in full family sizes so you can truly “live together and play together.”

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